How can enterprise architecture and data governance prevent your data lake from becoming a data swamp?
What is a data lake and a data swamp? A data lake is a data storage architecture that stores raw data from all of an organization's data sources. Unlike a traditional data warehouse, a data lake does not require any prior data modeling, allowing organizations to store unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data of all kinds. However, without proper data governance and a well-thought-out enterprise architecture, a data lake can quickly become a data swamp, which can lead to a loss of business value and relevance. In a data swamp, stored information is not managed properly. Data can be [...]